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Banned Comic Books

Amazing Spider-Man: RevelationsJ. Michael Straczynski, John Romita, Jr., and Scott HannaBatman: The Dark Knight Strikes AgainFrank Miller and Lynn VarleyBatman: The Killing JokeAlan Moore and Brian BollandCraig ThompsonDragonBallAkira ToriyamaIce HavenDaniel ClowesIn the Night KitchenMaurice SendakLeague of Extraordinary Gentlemen: The Black Dossier Alan Moore and Kevin O\222NeillArt SpiegelmanAlan Moore and Jacen BurrowsPersepolisMarjane SatrapiPride of BaghdadBrian K. Vaughan and Niko HenrichonNeil Gaiman and various artistsSidescrollersMatthew LouxStuck in the Middle Ariel SchragStuck Rubber BabyHoward CruseTank GirlAlan Martin and Jamie HewlettThe Color of EarthKim Dong HwaWatchmenAlan Moore and Dave GibbonsOFFENSIVE LANGUAGEDEPICTION OF HOMOSEXUALITYANTI-FAMILYDRINKING/SMOKING/DRUGSSEXUAL CONTENTBIGOTRYOBSCENE IMAGESUNSUITED TO AGE GROUPLibraries prohibiting certain titles is a constant problem, and as comics become a more important part of today\222s library environment, they are increasingly vulnerable to challenges and bans, especially because of the medium\222s visual nature. Below are some comics that have been challenged, along with the library\222s supposed reasoning. support theAdobeUCSAdobeUCS suppot the CBLDF Banned Comics Libraries prohibiting certain titles is a constant problem, and as comics become a more important part of today's library environment, they are increasingly vulnerable to challenges and bans, especially because of the medium's visual nature. Below are some comics that have been challenged, along with the library's supposed reasoning. Amazing Spider-Man: Revelations J. Michael Straczynski, John Romita, Jr., and Scott Hanna OFFENSIVE LANGUAGE Batman: The Dark Knight Strikes Again Frank Miller and Lynn Varley Batman: The Killing Joke Alan Moore and Brian Bolland UNSUITED TO AGE GROUP Blankets Craig Thompson Bone . Jeff Smith OBSCENE IMAGES DragonBall Akira Toriyama Fun Home. Alison Bechdel VIOLENCE Ice Haven Daniel Clowes In the Night Kitchen Maurice Sendak NUDITY League of Extraordinary Gentlemen:. The Black Dossier Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill Maus . Art Spiegelman BIGOTRY Neonomicon Alan Moore and Jacen Burrows Persepolis Marjane Satrapi Pride of Baghdad SEXUAL CONTENT Brian K. Vaughan and Niko Henrichon Sandman Neil Gaiman and various artists Sidescrollers Matthew Loux DRINKING/SMOKING/DRUGS Stuck in the Middle Ariel Schrag Stuck Rubber Baby Howard Cruse ANTI-FAMILY Tank Girl Alan Martin and Jamie Hewlett The Color of Earth DEPICTION OF HOMOSEXUALITY Kim Dong Hwa Watchmen. Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons

Banned Comic Books

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A breakdown of the reasons why libraries have banned various comic books and graphic novels

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